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Apr 24 2012

Trumbull, CT

OH & S

Fatal 35-Foot Fall Leads to Contractor's $51,700 Fine

  • Tue 24th April 2012
  • Trumbull, CT
American Building employees were installing metal roofing onto a prefabricated steel building when one of the workers fell 35 feet to the ground and sustained fatal injuries.)
Apr 17 2012

Canton, OH

OH & S

Republic Steel Agrees to Pay $235,000 Penalty, Hire Safety Managers

  • Tue 17th April 2012
  • Canton, OH
Additional abatement measures Republic Steel agreed to take at the Lorain mill include providing a two-hour lockout/tagout training program to all affected employees, conducting a fall hazard audit, and developing a fall protection abatement plan.)
Apr 04 2012

Hartford, CT

Massachusetts Contractor Previously Cited For Fall Hazards In 3 States

  • Wed 04th April 2012
  • Hartford, CT
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Shawnlee Construction LLC for fall hazards identified during the construction of a new public safety building in Montville.)
Apr 03 2012

Bath, ME

Associated Press

OSHA proposes $171,300 in fines for BIW

  • Tue 03rd April 2012
  • Bath, ME
Federal workplace safety officials are proposing $171,300 in fines for Maine's Bath Iron Works for safety violation at the shipyard)
Apr 03 2012

Montville, CT

Kala Kachmar

Montville building subcontractor faces $50K fine

  • Tue 03rd April 2012
  • Montville, CT
Workers weren’t protected against falls, OSHA says.)
Mar 26 2012

Philadelphia, PA


$4.6 Million Verdict for Premises Liability Case

  • Mon 26th March 2012
  • Philadelphia, PA
Cohen, Placitella & Roth attorneys Joel S. Rosen and J.B Dilsheimer obtained a $4.6 million verdict against PPL Electric Utilities (Vincent R. Nertavich, Jr. v. PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, Et Al. Case No. 09092316) after jurors found that PPL Electric Utilities failed to properly monitor its work site to ensure the proper use of the required fall protection safety equipment.)
Mar 20 2012

Concord, NH

WMUR New Hampshire

Company Fined By OSHA After Falling Death

  • Tue 20th March 2012
  • Concord, NH
Worker Dies In Fall From Scaffolding)
Mar 14 2012

Fsreham, Southampton UK

The Construction Index

Lack of fall protection resulted in brain damage

  • Wed 14th March 2012
  • Fsreham, Southampton UK
A Southampton roofing company has been prosecuted after a worker suffered serious injuries, including brain damage, when he fell through a roof. )
Mar 07 2012

Troy, OH

OH & S

OSHA Busts Ohio Manufacturer for 55 Safety Violations

  • Wed 07th March 2012
  • Troy, OH
Safety and health violations include inadequate lockout/tagout programs, fall protection, and noise sampling, among others. Proposed penalties total $174,600.)
Mar 07 2012

Honolulu, HI

Associated Press

$38K for Hawaii construction fatality

  • Wed 07th March 2012
  • Honolulu, HI
A Hawaii builder must pay nearly $38,000 in citations in the death of a construction worker.)